CAME 2019 Webinar Series - Neither here nor there: Thinking critically about technology and distributed medical education

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CAME invites you to join us for our webinar sessions, designed to bring practical, evidence and experience based advice to Canadian health educators. The webinars are delivered by CAME using the Zoom platform, allowing full audio and visual communication and interaction between presenter and participants. The webinars offer an exciting opportunity to engage online with an expert and with colleagues in a live discussion on a key topic in medical education.

Registration is open to all but CAME members will receive a discounted fee.

This webinar will be delivered in English – Tuesday, June 11, 2019
 

Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Delivery 1: 12:00pm-1:00pm EST

Delivery 2: 11:30am PST (2:30pm-3:30pm EST)

Title: Neither here nor there: Thinking critically about technology and distributed medical education

Presenter: Dr. Anna MacLeod, Dalhousie University.

Biography: Anna MacLeod is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University. A Member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, she is known for her innovative approaches to exploring medical education. Her insights are sought by colleagues nationally and internationally, demonstrated by her visiting scholar appointments and speaking engagements. MacLeod's award-winning contributions are enriching the discourse of medical education, incorporating critical social science perspectives and broadening theory, while making a significant practical contribution to the design and delivery of medical education locally, nationally and around the world.

Overview: The presentation will share insights from a three year ethnographic program of research investigating the complexities of teaching with technology in distributed medical education programs.

Objectives:

1) Describe a program of research exploring technologies and distributed medical education.

2) Consider theoretical perspectives for studying distributed medical education.

3) Discuss practical implications for distributed medical education.

WEBINAR LOGISTICS

How to Register:
Register and pay online at: https://www.came-acem.ca/professional-development/event-registration/

Payment is accepted by CREDIT CARD or by cheque payable to the Canadian Association for Medical Education.

Cost: $20 for CAME members*, $40 for non-members Group registration: $75 per webinar.

Please email came [at] afmc.ca for further instructions on how to register a group for the webinar.

*This discounted rate is available to CAME members only. CAME membership status will be validated prior to confirmation of registration.

How to Participate
Once registered, the CAME office will contact you with details on how to join the webinar. During the webinar you can sit back and enjoy the presentation and discussion online through a broadband internet connection.

Technical requirements:
To participate in this webinar you will need a computer with internet access, Flash Player and speakers. You will not have to download or install any software.

WHY CAME WEBINARS?

The CAME webinar series is designed to bring practical, evidence- and experience-based advice to Canadian health educators. The webinars offer an exciting opportunity to engage online with and expert and with colleagues in a live discussion on a key topic in medical education. Some sessions will be offered in English, others in French. Sessions will be presented by experienced Canadian educators who will discuss key issues and considerations for educators and teachers striving to optimize learning for their students. During every webinar, 10-15 minutes will be reserved for questions and answers. The overall aims of the webinar series are to enable Canadian health educators to:
• list some contemporary challenges and solutions in health education
• consider how these solutions may be useful in their education/teaching activities.

Ideas or questions?
Please contact us at came [at] afmc.ca

 

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